Shelia’s Story – From Pain to Freedom

By | June 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

A few years ago, Sheila could not get up from a chair without assistance or hold her grand-babies in her arms. After a life of being a very active and high-functioning person, she found herself with constant back pain and unable to move or be independent. She was diagnosed with sciatica, herniated disc and spinal stenosis, [...]

Introduction to the Feldenkrais Method®

By | May 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

LISTEN to Aliza Stewart introducing the Feldenkrais Method in this 13 minutes audio, recorded at one of our Spring 2017 workshops with Paris Kern (click on the picture below).  And if you want to feel and experience this incredible process of learning, join us for our Immersion workshop on June 2-5 in Baltimore, MD. Aliza is the [...]

Proprioception: The Conversation Between Our Brain And Our Body

By | May 12th, 2017|Categories: Aliza, Blog|Tags: , , , , |

I was asked by my friend and wonderful Assistant Tiffany to write something for our newsletter. Being intensely busy with educational and logistical preparation for the Training, I couldn't form the coherent thoughts to satisfy my standards. So, by coincidence, or maybe providence, as I was driving to do some errands, I listened to a Radiolab [...]

“After Learning This, Your Brain Will Not Be the Same” – a TED Talk by Dr. Lara Boyd

By | May 12th, 2017|Categories: Aliza, Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Listening to this talk, I had the same thought which I often have when I listen to lectures about brain research and human functioning: The Feldenkrais Method® already has a clinical, concrete application of this science. Feldenkrais practitioners have been doing it for the last 40 years! Here are some of Dr. Boyd’s ideas from the [...]

Aliza Stewart on Daniel Wolpert’s TED Talk “The Real Reason for Brains”

By | April 16th, 2017|Categories: Aliza, Blog|Tags: , , , |

Greetings! I have come across a wonderful TEDTalk by Daniel Wolpert, called "The Real Reason for Brains". As I listened to him, it became quite clear to me that he is describing processes for which the Feldenkrais Method has offered for decades a concrete and clinical applications in everyday life. I was especially struck by the [...]